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ROSCOEA purpurea

Purple flowers. All roscoeas prefer partial shade. Fully frost hardy
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Available Early Spring 2021 - Should be available March/April onwards depending on growing conditions.
£12.50 each
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ for £10.00 each

Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2021
  • Purple - Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet
  • Height - 25-40cm (10-16in)
  • Spread - 15cm (6in)
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
  • Tuberous - tuberous perennial with 4-8 lance-shaped to oblong-ovate, deep green leaves to 25cm (10in) long. Produces iris/orchid-like flowers 6cm (2½in) across
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - grown for their 2-lobed, orchid-like flowers. Good for woodland, shady border or container. Plant deeply at 8-15cm (3-6in)
  • Pests & Diseases - slugs, vine weevils
  • Place of origin - Himalayas
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Seasonal Interest - Summer -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - moderately fertile. Humus-rich.
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25-40cm (10-16in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Hand Trowel
  15cm (6in)
 

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ROSCOEA purpurea f.rubra  AWARD

ROSCOEA purpurea f.rubra  >

(syn. ‘Red Gurkha’) - brick-red, orchid-like flowers
Multibuy Any 3+ for £10.00 each
£12.50 each
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Available late spring to early summer 2021 - These plants will be available again sometime in late spring/early summer depending on growing conditions.

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